Essay Basics Pt. 9: Introductions

Essay Basics Pt. 9: Introductions

Check out the next-to-last installment in my Essay Basics series! Today we’re looking at introductions:

Let’s just dive into the extra resources:

HELPFUL LINKS

Introductions handout (UNC-Chapel Hill Writing Center): http://writingcenter.unc.edu/handouts/introductions/

Good advice about intros and conclusions (U. of Toronto Writing Centre): http://www.writing.utoronto.ca/advice/planning-and-organizing/intros-and-conclusions

Effective hooks (from Lisa Carothers of the Waunakee Community School District): http://www.waunakee.k12.wi.us/faculty/lcarothers/EffectiveWriting/Reflective/Attention%20Getters.pdf

Hooks and Attention-Grabbers (George Brown University Tutoring & Learning Centre): https://www.georgebrown.ca/uploadedFiles/TLC/_documents/Hooks%20and%20Attention%20Grabbers.pdf

Thesis statements (UNC-Chapel Hill Writing Center): http://writingcenter.unc.edu/handouts/thesis-statements/

Creating a thesis statement (Purdue OWL): https://owl.english.purdue.edu/owl/resource/545/01/

The thesis statement (Capital Community College): http://grammar.ccc.commnet.edu/grammar/composition/thesis.htm

The full-circle intro/conclusion (EnglishWritingTeacher.com): https://englishwritingteacher.com/2014/08/03/use-the-full-circle-approach-for-an-essay-conclusion/

Concrete hook and full-circle conclusion (from the book Persuasion Points): https://books.google.com/books?id=nj-etqZCNtEC&pg=PA64&lpg=PA64&dq=full+circle+introduction+conclusion&source=bl&ots=4DC12FdzXh&sig=OOsdae103RNM2VOq8BBL3tHbh14&hl=en&sa=X&ved=0ahUKEwiE8L3zmeXNAhUQS2MKHQ1bDbwQ6AEIWzAM#v=onepage&q=full%20circle%20introduction%20conclusion&f=false

Seven ways to write an introduction (Univ. of Victoria): http://web2.uvcs.uvic.ca/courses/elc/Sample/Advanced/unit1/u1_l1b_1.htm

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